TV Guide 365: 1964-1965 explores the 1964-1965 television season through listings published in TV Guide. Each day I’ll post listings for the corresponding day from the 1964-1965 season, with complete cast and guest cast details for obscure, short-lived shows.
Friday, October 16th, 1964
7:30 RAWHIDE–Western (CBS)
“The Lost Herd.” Favor tries to beat another drive to market by taking a dangerous pass, but loses his herd in a stampede over a cliff. (60 min.)
INTERNATIONAL SHOWTIME–Circus (NBC)
“The Magnificent Munich Circus” features American aerialist Tony Steele, who executes a triple somersault on the high trapeze. Other acts are Sembach’s liberty horses; the Babusio’s trained geese; and the Rudi Llate and Company clowns. Host: Don Ameche. (60 min.)
JONNY QUEST (ABC)
[COLOR] “Caluctta [sic] Adventure” Jonny and Dr. Quest travel to India to aid sheepherders who’ve contracted a mysterious illness.
8:00 FARMER’S DAUGHTER–Comedy (ABC)
Danny reads his English composition in There’s a [sic] “Scandal in Washington” after class. It seems he included a juicy piece of gossip about Glen and Katy.
8:30 ENTERTAINERS (CBS)
BOB HOPE (NBC)
[COLOR] Bob heads an all-star cast in “Have Girls–Will Travel.” Details are in the Close-up on opposite page. (60 min.)
ADDAMS FAMILY–Comedy (ABC)
The Addamses are jolted into examining their family tree when a snide neighbor charges they lack breeding.
9:00 VALENTINE’S DAY–Comedy (ABC)
“Call Me No Cabs.” An aggressive lady cab driver tries to sell Val a manuscript, and she won’t take no for an answer. Valentine: Tony Franciosa. Rocky: Jack Soo. Frieda Schveitz: Patsy Kelly.
9:25 POLITICAL TALK–Rep. (CBS)
9:30 GOMER PYLE, USMC (CBS)
“Captain Ironpants” is a lady Marine Corps officer, and Gomer makes the ghastly mistake of tipping his hat to her instead of saluting.
JACK BENNY–Comedy (NBC)
Jimmy Stewart and his wife Gloria are Jack’s guests. The Department of Internal Revenue is investigating Jack’s income tax return–because they can’t get over how much he makes and how little he spends.
12 O’CLOCK HIGH–Drama (ABC)
“The Sound of Distant Thunder.” Lt. Andy Lathrop may be a hick, but he’s also a resourceful, accurate bombardier–so Savage sets out to make him a career man. Script by Edward J. Lakso. (60 min.)
10:00 REPORTER–Drama (CBS)
“Rope’s End,” by Jerome Weidman. While the police try to keep a girl from jumping off the window ledge of a Park Avenue hotel, Danny tries to track down her husband, who might be able to talk her into coming inside. Danny: Harry Guardino. Lou: Gary Merrill. Artie: George O’Hanlon. (60 min.)
Mary ………….. Millie Perkins
Joe ………….. James Luisi
Roy ………….. William Hickey
Sergeant ………….. Alfred Hinckley
Myrna ………….. Renee Taylor
Irene Carpenter ………….. Nan Martin
JACK PAAR (NBC)
[COLOR] Jack’s guests are comedian Carl Reiner; singer Anna Maria Alberghetti; song-and-dance man John Bubbles; and nine-year-old actor Morgan Mason and his mother, actress Pamela Mason. Jack shows film clips of Morgan, Elizabeth Taylor and Richard Burton on the set of the film “The Sandpiper.” (60 min.)
11:15 SUMMER OLYMPICS–Tokyo (NBC)
[SPECIAL] Scheduled: finals in the men’s 400-meter hurdles, men’s 800-meter run women’s 100-meter dash and women’s 100-meter butterflystroke. Details are on page A-4.
TV Guide, October 10, 1964 (Volume 12, Number 41, Issue #602) [Western New England Edition]
2 Replies to “TV Guide 365: Friday, October 16th, 1964”
Hey it’s the only good NBC Jack Benny episode!
No, I would go with the Smothers Brothers [also the last weekly], but to be fair I haven’t seen most of the final season! You can tell a NBC episode from the Benny montage!